Books

  • Local resident and former MLB star Aubrey Huff opens up in new book

    Local resident and former MLB star Aubrey Huff opens up in new book

    When local resident and former star player for the San Francisco Giants Aubrey Huff decided to write a book about his life, he had no idea how the experience would soon shape him. “It was a very therapeutic book for me to write,” Huff said about the process. “I was reliving some of my anxieties...

  • More NYT bestselling authors than ever at this year’s Writers’ Conference, says President of CCA Creative Writing Club

    More NYT bestselling authors than ever at this year’s Writers’ Conference, says President of CCA Creative Writing Club

    Don’t be surprised when you start to see more and more bestselling authors coming out of San Diego.  Over the past five years, the CCA Writers’ Conference – the only free writers’ conference for high school students in the country – has continued to grow and encourage aspiring young writers, drawing...

  • Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced that registration is open for the 6th Annual Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference, which will be held on Saturday, March 11, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.. All high school students are invited to this free conference which is the only one of...

  • TPHS alum releases third novel in epic fantasy series

    TPHS alum releases third novel in epic fantasy series

    Matthew Wolf, the Torrey Pines High School alum and successful novelist, has been learning how to deal with a relatively new phenomenon for him.  “It’s weird, in the best way possible, being face to face with my fans,” Wolf explains. “One time, at Tulsa Comic Con I was at my booth and a huge man...

  • Del Mar Hills Academy PTA to present award-winning author

     Del Mar Hills Academy PTA will present Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, internationally-recognized clinical psychologist and award-winning author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, to speak to the community on Thursday, Feb.16, at 6 p.m. in the...

  • Friends of Solana Beach Library to hold Holiday Book Sale

    The Friends of the Solana Beach Library will hold a Holiday Book Sale inside the Solana Beach Library, 157 Stevens Ave, Solana Beach, from Dec 1-Dec. 31.  On sale will be a collection of individually priced “new and nearly new” books suitable for gift giving, including a collection of children’s...

  • Carmel Valley author’s book on graduate school result of family collaboration

    Carmel Valley’s Dr. Kim Muchnick has co-authored her first book, “Managing the Graduate School Experience: From Acceptance to Graduation and Beyond.” Muchnick hopes to offer guidance for people looking to move forward and grow in their education, on campus or online. “If you want to go further...

  • Solana Beach eighth-grader publishes book: ‘I really, really like writing’

    November is National Novel Writing Month, and last year, one Solana Beach student was up for the challenge. In just one month, 12-year-old Georgia Sims wrote her very first novel, “The Protagonist Chapter,” which is now available online at Amazon.com. “The final product is amazing,” said Georgia,...

  • ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Gilbert brings ‘Big Magic’ to USD

    ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Gilbert brings ‘Big Magic’ to USD

    There was big magic happening in the audience at the University of San Diego last week even before “Eat, Pray, Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert took the stage to talk about her aptly named new book. Women were bonding over their admiration for the best-selling author, sharing their stories and making...

  • Carmel Valley author publishes third novel

    Carmel Valley author publishes third novel

    In her recently published third novel, “The Smallest of Waves,” author and longtime Carmel Valley resident Janice Coy explores variations of freedom. “The immigration debate, the idea of people leaving their country for any number of reasons, the sight of homeless people sleeping on the streets...

  • Best-selling ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ author comes home to San Diego

    Best-selling ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ author comes home to San Diego

    She’s received the NERO and the RITA awards, been nominated for the Macavity and the Edgar, and none other than Stephen King has said she is better than Michael Crichton — and invited her to play her fiddle in his Rock Bottom Remainders band. Her books have been published in 40 countries and sold...

  • Former Carmel Valley artist-turned-author releases debut novel

    Former Carmel Valley artist-turned-author releases debut novel

    Having worked as a jewelry maker, sculptor, painter, graphic designer and photographer, former Carmel Valley resident Kerry Daggett has always been creative. “I’m on the go every minute of the day,” she said with a laugh. Originally from New York, Daggett studied fashion design at Utah State University....

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